How to read a map and use a compass - Navigate the outdoors
Stay safe in the outdoors
(Kindle Edition)

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In this book, we will teach you everything you need to know about:

How to read a map
How to use a compass
Advanced Skills
How to stay safe in the outdoors.

Chapters include:

About Your Map
What’s on your map: The Basics
What’s on your map: Reading Terrain
Reading Grid References
Where in the world am I? - Global Mapping Systems
Longitude and Latitude
Emergency Situations and how to deal with them
Planning your Route
Orienting the Map
Getting from A to B: Keeping Track
Getting from A to B: Handrails
Getting from A to B: Attack Points
Using an Attack Point
Putting it together: The Basics

Using a Compass
About the Compass
Taking a bearing on the ground
How to take a Direct Bearing
Taking a Bearing from a map
Adjusting for Magnetic Declination
The Three Poles
How to find out the magnetic declination for my area
How to adjust for magnetic declination
Walking along a bearing

Leap Frogging
Dead Reckoning
Slope Aspect
Back Bearings
Relocation - What to do if you are 'lost'
Calling for Help

Authorby Matt Hale
BindingKindle Edition
FormatKindle eBook
Language TypePublished
Number Of Pages65
Product GroupeBooks
Publication Date2016-09-02
Release Date2016-09-02
Sales Rank190935

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